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April 28, 2017 12:53 AM House Is Unlikely to Vote on Health Bill by Trump’s 100th Day

House Democrats, sensing an advantage, pressured Republicans to once again back away from the bill, just as they did a month ago in an embarrassing defeat for Mr. Trump and Mr. Ryan. Democratic leaders threatened to withhold votes from a stopgap spending measure to keep the government open past Friday if Republicans insisted on trying to jam the health 14

April 27, 2017 4:45 PM Trumps welcome Argentina President Mauricio Macri to White House

April 27 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Thursday hosted Argentine President Mauricio Macri and Argentine first lady Juliana Awada at the White House to discuss enhancing relations between countries. The Trumps met the Argentine leader and his wife at the South Lawn entrance of the White House, where U.S. officials said the leaders 20

April 27, 2017 12:25 PM Trump 'absolutely' considered breaking up 9th Circuit Court

President Donald Trump, still chafing over rulings blocking his travel ban early this year, says he's considered breaking up the West Coast-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Asked during a White House interview by the Washington Examiner if he'd thought about proposals to break up the court, Trump replied, "Absolutely, I have." He added that "there 11

April 27, 2017 8:55 AM Promises, Promises: What Trump Said He Would Do But Hasn’t

President Donald Trump has made little progress on some of his key campaign promises in his first 100 days as president. Of the 10 core goals for his presidency tracked by NBC News, Trump made progress on two, faltered on four, and did little or nothing on the rest. Trump's tangible progress is mostly confined to headline-grabbing executive orders that tackle 16

April 27, 2017 8:28 AM UNICEF urges Malaysia to ban corporal punishment in schools

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The U.N. children's agency is urging Malaysia to ban corporal punishment in schools, a day after the death of an 11-year-old boy allegedly abused at a religious school. The boy died Wednesday, just days after both his legs were amputated due to a bacterial infection after he was allegedly whipped with a water hose at a private 13

April 26, 2017 10:50 PM Genie Bouchard Rips Maria Sharapova, Says She Should Be Banned for Life

Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany, beating Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3. She had been serving a 15-month ban after testing positive for meldonium, a drug that was prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency in Jan. 2016, per Jill Martin of CNN. Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3. She had been serving a 15-month ban after testing positive for meldonium, a drug that was prohibited 16

April 26, 2017 8:27 PM Hard-Line Republican Caucus Backs Revised Bill to Repeal Obamacare

The latest proposal, drafted by Representative Tom MacArthur, a moderate Republican of New Jersey, would allow states to obtain waivers from federal mandates that insurers cover certain “essential health benefits,” like emergency services, maternity care, and mental health and substance abuse services, which many Republicans argue have driven up premiums 15

April 26, 2017 7:36 PM All the times Trump personally attacked judges — and why his tirades are ‘worse than wrong’

Dealing with another legal blow that blocked another executive order this week, President Trump did something familiar. A White House statement Tuesday about a federal district judge's ruling on Trump's executive order on “sanctuary cities” did not mince words. It emphasized — more than once — that the judge who just ruled against the administration 5

April 26, 2017 6:47 PM Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

Maria Sharapova won her first match on her return from a 15-month doping ban, beating Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3 in the opening round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday. The five-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 was earlier given a lukewarm welcome by 4,500 spectators, receiving a polite applause and some whistling when she entered the sold-out 16

April 26, 2017 3:20 PM After Setback on Sanctuary Cities Order, Trump Attacks ‘Messy’ Federal Courts System

President accuses opponents of targeting a particular judicial district with lawsuits to block his executive actions WASHINGTON—The morning after a judge ruled that President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening to pull funding from so-called sanctuary cities is likely unconstitutional, Mr. Trump criticized the “messy” federal court system and accused